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congratulant

[kuh n-grach-uh-luh nt or, often, -graj-, kuh ng-] /kənˈgrætʃ ə lənt or, often, -ˈgrædʒ-, kəŋ-/
adjective
1.
expressing or conveying congratulation.
noun
2.
a person who congratulates.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < Latin congrātulānt- (stem of congrātulāns, present participle of congrātulārī), equivalent to con- con- + grātul- (grāt-, stem of grātus pleasing + -ul- adj. suffix) + -ant- -ant
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